uk-politics

Who the Fuck Is Boris Johnson, Anyway?

It’s summer 2019, and the excruciating heatwave in the U.K. this week can only be preparing us for one thing: going to hell in a…

How I Became the Muslim Punching Bag for the U.K.’s Racist Far Right

There’s a popular right-wing trope online about the U.K., which alleges that the police spend more time investigating tweets than they do knife crime. In…

What Happens to the Royal Family When People See Prince Harry as Just an Average Bloke?

In 2013, Prince Harry was interviewed by a BBC reporter while on his final tour of Afghanistan with the British Royal Air Force. In it,…

I’m the Son of an Indian Shopkeeper. This Is What Apu Taught Me About Being a Man

My first memory of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon was completely against type — or better put, completely against stereotype. If anything, it was shockingly different from anything else my…